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Everything you need to know to pick the absolute best carrier deal for your iPhone or iPad

An iPhone without voice and data is just an expensive iPod, and an iPad Wi-Fi + cellular without the cellular, well, you get the idea. But carrier plans, be they single line or family, dedicated or shared, prepaid or postpaid, come at a price. They also have a tendency to change over time. A lot. So how do you make sure you get the best plan - and the most savings - possible? You check back here often, of course!

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Telus adds even more destinations to its Easy Roam offering

Canadian carrier Telus has added even more destinations to its Easy Roam package, including China, England and more.

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T-Mobile adds 16 more providers to Binge On, bringing the total to over 100

T-Mobile has announced the U.S. carrier is adding a further 16 providers to its Binge On program, which essentially enables subscribers to enjoy select services and streaming platforms without using up any data on their plan.

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Verizon took $30 billion in revenue, added 615,000 postpaid additions in Q2 2016

Verzion has published the U.S. carrier's results for Q2 2016, noting total revenues of $30.5 billion for the quarter. The company also recently finalized its acquisition of Yahoo, which will sit comfortably alongside AOL.

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Sprint reports higher post-paid subscriber additions but still hit with net loss

Sprint has reported its latest financial numbers for the first quarter of fiscal year 2016. While the wireless carrier stated it had the highest post-paid subscriber additions for the quarter in nine years, it still had a net loss of $302 million.

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Verizon agrees to buy Yahoo for $4.83 billion

Yahoo has agreed to sell its core business to Verizon for $4.83 billion, signaling an end to one of the internet's most pioneering companies. Under the deal, Verizon will acquire Yahoo's search, mail and instant messaging services, along with its ad platform and a few real estate holdings.

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AT&T reports Q2 2016 earnings with $40.5 billion in revenue, 2.1 million wireless net adds

AT&T has reported its earnings for the second quarter of 2016, noting a solid bump in both consolidated revenues and wireless net adds over the same period a year ago.

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T-Mobile provides unlimited high-speed data for the Rio Games in Brazil

T-Mobile has announced the U.S. carrier will be rewarding Simple Choice customers with unlimited high-speed data throughout Brazil from August 1.

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Verizon expected to crack down on unlimited customers using 'extraordinary amount of data' [Updated]

Verizon is said to be planning a crackdown of sorts on unlimited data customers who are found to be using an "extraordinary amount of data."

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Google joins U.S. carriers in offering free calls to France following terror attack in Nice

France was rocked by yet another senseless tragedy earlier tonight when a lorry ploughed into crowds watching a fireworks display as part of Bastille Day celebrations. U.S. carriers are offering free calls and texts to connect with family and friends in France, and Google is joining in.

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AT&T is experimenting with drones to make its network better

AT&T has announced that it is currently experimenting with drones in order to make its network better. The carrier is currently using them for cell tower inspections and to gather real-time information, and in the future it may use them as flying towers for additional coverage.

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